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Federico Mejia

Federico Mejia, American diplomat. Served in campaign of 1890, and promoted to Lieutenant-colonel on staff; member Congress, San Salvador, 1894, 1895 (speaker of House both terms); Club. Metropolitan (honorary).

Background

  • Mejia, Federico was born on March 15, 1861 in at Guatemala City, C.A. Son of Joaquin and Paula (Uriarte) Mejia.

  • Education

    • Graduate as Second lieutenant, Salvador Military Academy, 1874. Student Chilton Hill School, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1874-1877.

    Career

    • Served in campaign of 1890, and promoted to Lieutenant-colonel on staff. Member Congress, San Salvador, 1894, 1895 (speaker of House both terms). President Banco Salvadoreiro (bank), 1896-1907.

      Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary from El Salvador to the United States, since April, 1907. Club. Metropolitan (honorary). Home: San Salvador, C.A. Address: Washington.

    Membership

    Served in campaign of 1890, and promoted to Lieutenant-colonel on staff. Member Congress, San Salvador, 1894, 1895 (speaker of House both terms). Club. Metropolitan (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Sara Duke, of San Salvador, July 14, 1888.
    • father: Joaquin Mejia
    • mother: Paula (Uriarte) Mejia
    • spouse: Sara Duke
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    Born March 15, 1861
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